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December
Radar Handbook - Merrill I. SkolnikNew edition of at the definitive reference on radar (first edition 1970 ). The authors assume the reader to have only a general knowledge of the technology. About half the chapters are carried over from the first edition (with thorough revision). Deletions consist of those topics judged to be of dim
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December
The Evolution of Morality - Richard JoyceMoral thinking pervades our practical lives, but where did this way of thinking come from, and what purpose does it serve? Is it to be explained by environmental pressures on our ancestors a million years ago, or is it a cultural invention of more recent origin? In The Evolution of Morality, Richard Joyce takes up these controversial questions, finding that the evidence supports an innate basis to human morality. As a moral philosopher, Joyce is interested in whether any implications follow from this hypothesis. Might the fact that the human brain has been biologically prepared by natural
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December
Fundamentals of Aquatic Ecology - Richard Stephen Kent Barnes, Kenneth H. Mann"Fundamentals of Aquatic Ecology" is a completely updated and revised edition of the earlier "work," "Fundamentals of Aquatic Ecosystems." The new edition has been re-titled to reflect the fact that the authors found that, from the modification exercise, a completely different and new book emerged. The new edition concentrates heavily of the fundamental features common to all aquatic systems, both marine and freshwater. This unique synthesis allows for the discussion of ecological processes comparatively, across environments. A general introduction is followed by discussion of various 'types' of
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December
The Celtic Way - Ian BradleyThe Celtic Way is recognised as the most authoritative, accessible and well-balanced introduction to the native Christian faith of the British Isles.
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December
The Eu's Role in World Politics - Richard YoungsThis book argues that in a range of policy areas - trade, multilateral diplomacy, security, development cooperation, democracy and human rights, energy security OCo the EU appears to be in retreat from liberal internationalism. "
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December
Theatrical Translation and Film Adaptation - Phyllis ZatlinTranslation and film adaptation of theatre have received little study. In filling that gap, this book draws on the experiences of theatrical translators and on movie versions of plays from various countries. It also offers insights into such concerns as the translation of bilingual plays and the choice between subtitling and dubbing of film.
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December
A Concise Public Speaking Handbook - Steven A. Beebe, Susan J. BeebeThe audience-centred approach of this guide to public speaking emphasises the importance of considering the audience at all stages of the speaking process. This edition contains new examples and sample speech outlines, a greater emphasis on rhetorical analysis, and material on nonverbal communication.
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December
Arduino Cookbook, 2nd - Michael MargolisWant to create devices that interact with the physical world? This cookbook is perfect for anyone who wants to experiment with the popular Arduino microcontroller and programming environment. You’ll find more than 200 tips and techniques for building a variety of objects and prototypes such as toys, detectors, robots, and interactive clothing that can sense and respond to touch, sound, position, heat, and light. You don’t need to have mastered Arduino or programming to get started. Updated for the Arduino 1.0 release, the recipes in this second edition include practical examples and guidance to
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December
Neue Horizonte - David B. Dollenmayer, Thomas S. HansenThis first-year German video contains eight modules, each approximately six minutes in length. Each module includes a functional, live segment as well as opening and closing documentary shots related to the module topic. Filmed in Berlin, the video enables students to see, hear, and interact with native German speakers in natural settings.
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December
The Four Little Dragons: The Spread of Industrialization in East Asia - Ezra F. VogelVogel aims to bring insight to the underlying question of why Japan and the little dragons - Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong and Singapore - have been so extraordinarily successful in industrializing while other developing countries have not.